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Friday, March 13th, 2009

Alaska’s Iditarod: The Last Great Race!

While some of us are curled up by a warm fire this winter, others of us are frost-bitten hand clamped to a team of dogs rushing through the Arctic wilderness in temperatures that can reach 40 or 50 below zero! It is Day 7 of the 9 – 12 day race, and champion Lance Mackey

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Visionaries: Kiva Diva! Jessica Flannery: Founder, Kiva.org

by Stephanie Block I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Jessica Flannery at a recent Spark Speaker Series event. It was mind-blowing. When philanthropy collides with Silicon Valley technology, the results are nothing short of spectacular. This...

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Warhol’s Ten Jewish Portraits Arrive on West Coast!

Eeep, I’m writing this blog when I should be helping my mom make kugel and matzo ball soup before sunset! To all my Jewish Divas–have an easy fast tomorrow on Yom Kippur! A new year, a new...

Friday, September 19th, 2008

New Cal Academy of Sciences a Big Bang!

Just 8 days and counting till the big, green behemoth that is San Francisco’s most new and improved science museum opens in Golden Gate Park. The California Academy of Sciences’ utterly anticipated opening marks TEN YEARS and...

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Slavoj Zizek: A Living Legend

Slovenian rock star philosopher Zizek was in town last week! Heard of Hegel? Heidegger? Derrida? Plato? Well Zizek is in the stratosphere among them, the most famous living philosopher in the world. And whether or not you...

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Democratic National Convention Denver, Baby!

After four days of conventioning, I feel like I’ve been kicked in the ass by thirty-seven Democrat donkeys. Unable to eat solid foods and weighed down by flags, signs and ten thousand campaign buttons of varying cleverness...

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Emirates A380 Super Long Haul!

The future has arrived! The super long haul, double decker monster Airbus has arrived to the US! Direct flights to Dubai from NYC are here, and LA and SF are set for this fall and winter. Just...

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